The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 Annual Meeting 2019

Date: 
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 8:30am to Friday, October 25, 2019 - 1:00pm

Location:
Four Seasons Hotel
St. Louis, MO

The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1) 2019 Annual Meeting will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis, MO, on October 24–25, 2019. A welcome reception is scheduled for October 23, beginning at 5:30pm.

Meet us in St. Louis to dialogue the latest work product from WG1. The agenda will include the following session topics:

  • Hot Button Issues in Negotiating ESI Protocols
  • Effective Use of Orders Under Federal Rule of Evidence 502(d)
  • Is There a Need for Guidance and Uniformity in Filing ESI Under Seal?
  • Practical Advice for Managing eDiscovery in Small Cases
  • Ephemeral Messaging: Here Today . . . Gone in Minutes???
  • Should We Build A Better Mousetrap? Privilege Logs ⸺ Part I
  • State of Sedona Working Group Series
  • Case Law Review, Part 1: Cooperation and Proportionality: Is civil discovery any more “just, speedy, and inexpensive” since the 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure?
  • Case Law Review, Part 2: Sanctions for Spoliation and Discovery Misconduct: Have the 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure changed the sanctions landscape?
  • The Verdict on Change: Judging the Effectiveness of the 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, where the following confirmed Judges will share their observations from the bench:
    • Hon. Noelle C. Collins, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of Missouri
    • Hon. Joy Flowers Conti, Senior U.S. District Judge, Western District of Pennsylvania
    • Hon. Timothy S. Driscoll, Supreme Court Justice, State of New York
    • Hon. Audrey G. Fleissig, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Missouri
    • Hon. Katharine H. Parker, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Southern District of New York
    • Hon. Andrew J. Peck (ret.), DLA Piper
    • Hon. Anthony E. Porcelli, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Middle District of Florida
    • Hon. Thomas B. Smith, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Middle District of Florida

We are applying for 10.25 hours of CLE credit. The Sedona Conference is also an IAPP approved CPE provider.

We have obtained a very favorable room rate at the Four Seasons Hotel of $265 per night (plus tax) for a limited block of rooms on the evenings of October 23 and October 24. For those who wish to arrive early, leave late, or otherwise extend their stay, the group rate is available for three days preceding and three days following the dates of the room block, but subject to room availability. Accordingly, if you wish to book for additional nights, you should do so as soon as possible. This room block expires on September 26, 2019. Reservation information will be provided in your meeting registration confirmation email.

We hope to see you in St. Louis!

Confirmed Dialogue Leaders

Littler Mendelson P.C.

New York, NY, USA

Redgrave LLP

Chantilly, VA, USA

Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP

Minneapolis, MN, USA

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

St. Louis, MO, USA

U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

New York, NY, USA

Supreme Court of the State of New York

Mineola, NY, USA

Driven, Inc.

Alpine, UT, USA

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

St. Louis, MO, USA

Hausfeld LLP

Washington, D.C., USA

Jenner & Block LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Troutman Sanders LLP

Atlanta, GA, USA

USDOJ

Washington, D.C., USA

Sidley Austin

Washington, D.C., USA

Hausfeld, LLP

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

New York, NY, USA

Nagel Rice, LLP

Roseland, NJ, USA

DLA Piper

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

New York, NY, USA

Technology Concepts & Design - TCDI

Cleveland, OH, USA

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

New York, NY, USA

Epiq Systems, Inc.

Charlotte, NC, USA

DLA Piper

New York, NY, USA

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Tampa, FL, USA

Outten & Golden LLP

New York, NY, USA

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Orlando, FL, USA

Tadler Law LLP

New York, NY, USA

McGuireWoods LLP

Richmond, VA, USA

Actuate Law LLC

Chicago, IL, USA

Greensfelder, Hemker, & Gale, P.C.

St. Louis, MO, USA

Littler Mendelson P.C.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Sedona Conference

Phoenix, AZ, USA

Agenda

Time Session Panelists